NC STEM Policy Fellowship

Funding Agency:
North Carolina Sea Grant

New in 2020, the NC STEM Policy Fellowship will place graduate students into state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

This year-long program begins Aug. 1. The fellowships are full-time positions at 40 hours per week working with the host offices.

Applications for 2020-21 NC STEM Policy Fellowships are due by 8 a.m. on March 2, 2020.

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for the 2020-21 NC STEM Policy Fellowship:

  • Applicants must receive a graduate degree no later than Dec. 31, 2020, and no earlier than Dec. 1, 2019.
  • The master’s or doctoral degree in a STEM or related discipline must be earned through one of North Carolina’s accredited, public or private institutes of higher education.
  • Students are eligible regardless of nationality. Domestic and international students may apply.
  • Applicants must have an interest in state and national policy decisions on STEM topics.

Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students


Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Social Sciences

External Deadline

March 2, 2020